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  • Donald Trump Licked My Flesh, Part 2

    Discovering the magic of U.S. Open night tennis — with the help of meth-grade cold medicine.

  • Week 1 Takeaways: Nobody Is Anybody, Not Even Alabama

    We didn’t expect much out of college football’s first weekend of games. We got so much more than we asked for, however, and so much more than we deserved. Today, we sift through the cornucopia and plot data points for the course ahead. We Went There First: Six thoughts from the Georgia Dome, including a […]

  • B.S. Report: Annual NFL Over/Under Pod With Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal are back with NFL gambling advice! In Part 1 of the annual over/under podcast, they tackle the AFC teams and discuss who will overachieve, how the Jets have no fantasy players, and whether ESPN forced Bill to wear a Tim Tebow jersey. Listen to the podcast below. After the jump, […]

  • Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 12 Recap: Jesse and Walt Need to Have a Heart-to-Heart in 'Rabid Dog'

    Despite last week’s gasoline-soaked promise, “Rabid Dog” was an episode that never quite ignited. Rather, it was a slow and steady burn, its rhythms more in tune with the drip-drip-drip of minibar vodka into smudged water glasses than Jesse Pinkman’s late-stage diet of black coffee and fat lines of meth. The way Breaking Bad unspools […]

  • About Last Weekend: Welcome Back, Football

    In case you were busy laboring like a laborer, here’s what you missed in sports last weekend: College football’s opening weekend is in the books, and the marquee matchup went to Clemson as the Tigers protected their home field in a 38-35 win over Georgia. The win was Clemson’s second consecutive over a top-10 SEC […]

  • Grantland Dictionary: College Football Internet Edition

    Everything you need to know to talk college football on angry LSU message boards and/or in the comment sections of Alabama-based publications.

  • The 30: Cleveland Rocks

    With a cupcake schedule in September, the Indians have a shot at crashing the party in October.

  • Afternoon Links: In Case You Are Forced to See Getaway This Weekend, Here's What You Need to Know

    It is currently 83 degrees in New York, 450 degrees in Los Angeles, and 800 in many parts of the Midwest. It’s either too hot to breathe or about to thunderstorm until Tuesday. I can’t think of a better place to be this weekend than in a cold movie theater with a bunch of strangers, […]

  • The Right Reasons Podcast: The Challenge, Below Deck, and Lamar Odom

    David Jacoby and Juliet Litman break down The Challenge, send off Below Deck, check in on Amish Mafia, and speculate about the Lamar Odom situation. Listen to the podcast here: Podcenter. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

  • The MLB Weekend Top 10: Last Chance in Believeland

    The main message I want to convey up top is that if you’re a real baseball fan, you won’t watch any college football this weekend. Anyone who watches even a minute of college football on Saturday is a traitor to baseball and shouldn’t be allowed to watch the World Series ever again. And now that […]

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